Leadership

Michael Nelson Chief Information Officer, AEP Energy

Michael Nelson

Mike is responsible for IT strategy and execution, information security, governance processes, and infrastructure delivery across the company.

Prior to joining AEP Energy Mike led an internal technology infrastructure team at Bank One Corporation and then helped build a technology startup to profitability and eventual acquisition by The Hartford Financial Services Group in 2008. Following the sale he served as a Vice President of IT in the Retirement Services division of The Hartford and subsequently MassMutual Financial Group.

Mike is a graduate of BYU and earned a master’s degree in history from The Ohio State University.